Michael Ventre

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Michael Ventre demonstrating Zoggs goggles before the New York to London Swim, his transatlantic swim
Michael Ventre to attempt a 3,800-mile (6,115 km) solo stage swim across the Atlantic Ocean from New York to London in April 2017 to benefit Oxfam
Michael Ventre, extreme swimmer from Botswana
Michael Ventre, extreme swimmer from Botswana at the 2014 Winter Swimming Championships in Finland

Michael Ventre is an international open water swimmer from Botswana who serves as a Marathon Swimming Mentor.


Ventre was born in Gaborone, Botswana in 1977 to British parents where he lived till the age of 13 and went to Broadhurst Primary School. He then went to high school in Johannesburg, South Africa at St Stithians College and later attended the Rand Afrikaans University (now the University of Johannesburg). He is currently living and working in London.

Open Water Swimming Career


New York to London Swim

Sponsors include Thames Baths, Torq Fitness, Shark Shield, Dry Robe and Xtreme Adventure Foods.

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